(adv.) With affection; lovingly; fondly; tenderly; kindly.
(1) Management and treatment issues are surveyed, such as the necessity to recognize that in some adolescents violence erupts not from narcissitic rage but from strong wishes for affectionate contact.
(2) The clashes between the moralistic Levin and his friend Oblonsky, sometimes affectionate, sometimes angry, and Levin's linkage of modernity to Oblonsky's attitudes – that social mores are to be worked around and subordinated to pleasure, that families are base camps for off-base nooky – undermine one possible reading of Anna Karenina , in which Anna is a martyr in the struggle for the modern sexual freedoms that we take for granted, taken down by the hypocritical conservative elite to which she, her lover and her husband belong.
(3) While gothic grandeur fills the windows, the walls are plastered with pop memorabilia and personal paraphernalia: tributes, affectionate caricatures; a Who poster signed by Roger Daltrey; a Queens Park Rangers banner and, relegated to the top of a bookcase, a ministerial red box from the Home Office.
(4) Or that British ministers would one day talk again with affectionate solicitude about French and German unemployment rates.
(5) ‘He needed help and they just took him’ Williamson Street, on the east side of Madison, is affectionately known to its diverse residents as “Willy Street”.
(6) The Clegg-Cameron marriage in the Rose Garden last May is the tableau that sticks in the mind, but it paved the way for other extraordinary images such as Andrew Lansley and Vince Cable patting each other's arms affectionately in Downing Street , on their way into the first coalition cabinet meeting since the war.
(7) Is "The Chalice" actually the Copenhagen Police Headquarters, affectionately referred to by its denizens as "The Chalice" (could this be "The Chalice"?)
(8) The sample as a whole saw mothers were more over-involved, overprotective, tolerant, affectionate, stimulating, performance-orientated and shaming.
(9) She is, by the way, a beautiful and affectionate cat.
(10) The mother is irascible, the father aloof; on the other hand, the parental combination "mother and father affectionate" is more common.
(11) A brightly coloured train rattles across their path and stops abruptly and, after an affectionate hug, the two creatures climb aboard, carefully fasten their seatbelts and are bounced away to a rendezvous with their friends (a lavishly hatted family of peg dolls called the Pontipines; Makka Pakka, a squat, fuzzy troglodyte with OCD, and the Tombliboos, a triumvirate of pastel-coloured pepper pot creatures who live inside a topiary bush).
(12) He was affectionately renowned for his short arms and long pockets in the post-match rounds at the Bell and Hare pub in Tottenham High Street, and the giant suitcase he perpetually brought along on foreign tours was a running joke among his team-mates, who maintained it was to carry all his money.
(13) The matricidal group differed from the control group in the way they viewed the difference between mother and father on various scales, like over-involved, tolerant, affectionate and performance-orientated.
(14) Or that it still plays most home games in a modest 31-year-old, 6,500-seat on-campus field house affectionately known as the Ski Lodge.
(15) Prenatal ultrasound scans are believed to enable mothers to form an early affectionate bond to their child, to provide a reassuring image of the fetus, and to promote improvements in mothers' health behaviors on the behalf of the fetus.
(16) He had close and affectionate relations with the monarchs, as revealed in one poem entitled Lines for January 20th death of his father, George V. The poem reads: "Beyond the river-side; The frozen fields stretch wide; To where the beech-clumps bide; Leafless and still; In snow upon the hill; I think of One who died."
(17) The Gun raises an interesting moral dilemma both for the author and the reader over whether it is ethical to write or to read an affectionate account of a device that could be considered inherently evil.
(18) For Kenny Deuchar, known affectionately as Doctor Goals, balancing the pressure of treating patients as a qualified doctor and scoring goals as a professional footballer has been something he has balanced for well over a decade.
(19) In its story, which added "(We'll see you in Ukwaine against Fwance)", the Sun said Hodgson was "affectionately known as Woy due to his speech impediment".
(20) Evidently, Richards saw the impersonation as an affectionate tribute, and in this third picture in the franchise he has a brief role as Jack Sparrow's wonderfully seedy father, Captain Jack Teague.
(adv.) In a dear manner; with affection; heartily; earnestly; as, to love one dearly.
(adv.) At a high rate or price; grievously.
(1) David Cameron was accused of revealing his ill-suppressed Bullingdon Club instincts when he shouted at the Labour frontbencher Angela Eagle to "calm down, dear" as she berated him for misleading MPs at prime minister's questions.
(2) There is a heavy, leaden feeling in your chest, rather as when someone you love dearly has died; but no one has – except, perhaps, you.
(3) Here is my email to Dr Hansen on 18 June: Dear Mr. Hansen, Thanks for calling.
(4) Three dead after gunman storms Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Read more Robert Lewis Dear, a 57-year-old from North Carolina, has been named as the suspected gunman behind a standoff at a Planned Parenthood health clinic in which three people died and nine were injured .
(5) FULL TEXT OF THE LETTER From: Cleo Watson Date: 29 March 2016 at 13:36:03 BST To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: Urgent call: Doctors Dear Colleagues I hope you have had a restful Easter.
(6) His first film appearances had included Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's The Small Back Room, and the comedy Dear Mr Prohack (both 1949), the latter adapted from an Arnold Bennett novel.
(7) He fears that "this is a time when much that we hold dear about our profession and our NHS is deeply threatened".
(8) The Dear Deidre column will lose some of its sex focus to tackle more family-oriented issues at the weekend.
(9) The general secretary of the National Union of Journalists, Jeremy Dear, said the union would oppose cuts, with industrial action if necessary.
(10) May 2 1997 Labour is elected with a manifesto committed to leaving the door open for tuition fees: "the costs of student maintenance should be repaid by graduates on an income-related basis ..." July 23 1997 The Dearing report is published.
(11) "Dear chief secretary, I am afraid to tell you that there is no money left".
(12) Revolutionary forces also distributed leaflets at checkpoints leading into the city that read, "Dear Muslims, avoid God's wrath.
(13) The comedian Stephen Mangan called Cameron’s warning “panicky” and “daft”, while another comedian, Vikki Stone, shared a picture of herself hiding in the shed with a colander on her head and said: “Dear David Cameron I’m frightened.
(14) The email, beginning "dear colleagues", says the MPs' report "affords us a unique opportunity to reflect upon the mistakes we have made and further the course we have already completed to correct them.
(15) Dear Federal Reserve: stop waiting for the 'perfect' time to raise rates and just do it Read more These days the Fed is a lot more cautious.
(16) We love you.” Another starts: “Dear Polish friends, we wanted to let you know how very sorry we are to hear about the abusive messages graffitied on to your building.
(17) Photograph: Paula Dear Camping in Bolivia is still a low key affair but there’s a growing network of quality sites in popular areas such as Sorata , Samaipata , Coroico and La Paz.
(18) The Oscar-winning director, who made his National Theatre debut two years ago to much acclaim with Nick Dear's adaptation of Frankenstein , has told the Telegraph he won't be applying for the artistic director's position , which comes free in 2015.
(19) Songwriter Dan Bull urged BBC bosses in Dear Auntie (An Open Letter to the BBC) : "You need to appeal to the people that feel John Peel, and want to keep it real.
(20) Dear British public, be outraged, act, withhold your money until you can have confidence in what you consume.